Health Care

Presidential Search Committee holds first meeting

The 21-member committee charged with screening candidates to succeed Sally Mason as president of the University of Iowa held its first meeting Wednesday, March 25.
Miriam Facetimes a friend who is also learning of their medical school match.

It's a match!

UI Carver College of Medicine graduates learn where they're going for residency
Friday was Match Day—the day when more medical school graduates around the world learned where they would be doing their residencies. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has 154 medical students graduating this year.

CIC member universities together have a powerful voice

There's far more to the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference
Mention the University of Iowa's membership in the Big Ten Athletic Conference, and most people think sports. But there's far more to it than that. The UI also benefits from an academic collaboration with other Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago through its membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
Bookbag with breakfast bar and banana spilling out of it.

Better breakfast, better grades

Study shows low-income students in schools that offer free breakfasts perform better than in those schools that don’t
A new study from the University of Iowa reinforces the connection between good nutrition and good grades, finding that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically.
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State Health Registry issues Cancer in Iowa 2015 report

This year highlights melanoma research and treatment
The latest annual report on cancer in Iowa estimates 16,900 new cancers will be diagnosed among Iowa residents in 2015. In addition, an estimated 6,400 Iowans will die from cancer, according to the “Cancer in Iowa: 2015” report released Friday, March 13, by the State Health Registry of Iowa, based in the University of Iowa College of Public Health.
Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Iowa Now Minute - 3/12/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
The Student Experience: Grant Young

The Student Experience: Grant Young

Lifelong yearning to help people continues through lab research, volunteerism
When Grant Young came to the University of Iowa four years ago, it was an easy choice to major in biochemistry and pre-med. His urge to volunteer kicked in, leading to work in the Burn Treatment Center and as a research assistant studying the genetic mutations that cause muscular dystrophy.